Nicholas J. “Skip” Schafer
April 28, 1941 – October 26, 2019
Preceded in death by parents, Nick and Agnes Schafer. Survived by wife, Barbara M. Schafer; children: Jenny Schafer, Thomas Schafer (Mary), Mary Schafer (Bart Schechinger), Sarah Schafer, and Kurt Schafer (Adrienne Detanico); two grandchildren, Owen and Sam; sisters, Mary Lou Johnson (Mike) and Rhondell Zimmerman (Mike).
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 29th from 6pm to 7pm at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 4810 Woolworth Ave., followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Wednesday, October 30th at 11am, Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment: Calvary Cemetery with military honors by Benson VFW Post 2503. In lieu of flowers, memorials will be directed by the family.